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Synonyms for bureaucracy

Synonyms for bureaucracy

nonelective government officials

a government that is administered primarily by bureaus that are staffed with nonelective officials

any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape

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With this done, he no longer needed all the ranks of bureaucracy to keep tabs on all the actions of the company.
One in three heads who took part in the trial of the "new relationship with schools" initiative thought it had created extra unnecessary bureaucracy.
Another insight of Illich's was that learning works best when it is driven by the needs and desires of the individual student, not the self-interested claims of the bureaucracy.
Bureaucracy refers to large numbers of inefficient workers.
Increased size in bureaucracy means additional expense, which has seen taxes having to rise 66 times by stealth to fund not just the frontline services but this vast bureaucracy.
Claustrophobic and windowless, it made one feel as though lost inside a real government bureaucracy, which metes out death by drab repetition and administrative protocol.
Bureaucracies determine funding, and the history of bureaucracy is much more to my taste than is yet another map of the Battle of X.
Yet the federal bureaucracy has never served as a neutral moderator when it comes to alcohol policies.
The organization, responsible for procuring and maintaining most of the equipment that soldiers use on a daily basis, fit the stereotype of a bloated military bureaucracy, like something out of M*A*S*H or Catch-22.
Lahore -- All offices located in Lahore Civil Secretariat have been reopened following the end of strike by the bureaucracy against the arrest of DG LDA Ahad Cheema.
Dr Hassan said the reaction of the Punjab government and the bureaucracy against the arrest of Ahad Cheema, former head of LDA, was a violation of the civil service rules.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan People's Party said Sunday that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif was ruling through a corrupt bureaucracy .
On Saturday, the PTI chairman fired a broadside at Punjab's bureaucracy for 'having a nexus with the Sharif family' and alleged that Ahad Cheema is the frontman of CM Shehbaz.
He anchors his fear of the bureaucracy from the government's intrusion into people's lives and the resulting punishment for noncompliance with government impositions.
It also analyses Pakistani bureaucracy's organisational composition and behaviour which reveals that the Pakistan's civil administrative structure is incongruent with the principles indoctrinated in the classical theory of bureaucracy postulated by Max Webber.